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Definition of the noun ambystoma mexicanum

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  1. larval salamander of mountain lakes of Mexico that usually lives without metamorphosing

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Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2006)

by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela K. Mulligan

Ambystoma mexicanum the Mexican axolotl, a widely used laboratory species. The urodele for which the most genetic information is available. It was in the nuclei of oocytes of this species that the giant lampbrush chromosomes (q.v.) were first ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

Ambystoma mexicanum (axolotl) See Ambystomatidae. Ambystomatidae ( molesalamanders, axolotls; class *Amphibia, order *Urodela) A family of amphibians which have a broad head, the tongue free only at the sides, *palatal teeth, costal ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell & Molecular Biology (2007)

by John M. Lackie

Ambystoma mexicanum Mexican axolotl (amphibian). A salamander that shows neoteny. The adult may retain the larval form, but can reproduce. The neotenous, aquatic axolotl will metamorphose into the terrestrial form if injected with thyroid ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biology (2003)

by S. Choudhary

axoloti ( Ambystoma mexicanum) : Ambystoma mexicanum, a type of salamander native to Mexico and the Western United States which spends all of its life underwater. Even as ...

Google previewDictionary of Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine, and Translational Medicine (2017)

by Frank J. Dye

axolotl, Ambystoma mexicanum, a salamander, and in species of the salamanders Necturus and Siren. nephrocoel cavity of the nephrotome. nephrogenic cord the longitudinal cordlike mass of mesenchyme derived from the mesomere or ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

Ambystoma mexicanum (am-bisto ̆-ma ̆ meksı ̆-kanu ̆m) SEE: axolotl. ameba Variant of amoeba. SEE: amoeba. amebiasis (ame ̆-bı ̄a ̆-sis) [ameba -iasis] Infection or colonization with amebas, esp. Entamoeba histolytica. About 500 ...

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Albino Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum)

Aquarium du Val-de-Loire, Lussault-sur-Loire, Indre-et-Loire, FRANCE

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